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Muslim ban continues to instill fear

Muslim ban continues to instill fear

Cody Davis,
Contributor
March 3
Filed under Politics

Fear was just one of the many emotions that Muslim communities around the world experienced after waking up on Jan. 27 to a surprise travel restriction put in place by President Donald Trump. Last month, Trump signed an executive order that banned citizens from predominantly Muslim countries, like I...

Women win, advance in conference tournament

Women win, advance in conference tournament

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 1
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The women's basketball team advanced to the second round of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference tournament on Tuesday when they defeated seventh-seeded Chico State 68-55. Senior guard Shomari Harris led the way for the Pioneers with a game-high 20 points while freshma...

Men’s basketball team goes 1-1 in last two games

Men’s basketball team goes 1-1 in last two games

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay men’s basketball team ended their season 1-1 over the weekend with games against Chico State and Stanislaus State. In what seemed to be a promising season for the Pioneers due to their 6-0 start in the beginning of the season, it was a surprise to not see the men go ...

Is skateboarding becoming the new wave?

Is skateboarding becoming the new wave?

Jalen Francis,
Contributor
March 1
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

To understand the full impact skateboarding has today globally and within the Bay Area community, a group of four Cal State East Bay professors spent the past 2 years investigating skateboarding, one of the fastest growing youth sports in America. The research team explored the sport from its outsider roots ...

East Bay brings innovation to campus

East Bay brings innovation to campus

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Campus, Features

More than 200 Cal State East Bay students dressed in professional attire with business cards in hand and rushed to hear local business owners give advice on how to creatively apply technology to their businesses at the first Innovate East Bay event on Feb. 25. The entrepreneurship and innovation fair on ...

Cal State East Bay revives ‘Cabaret’ play

Cal State East Bay revives ‘Cabaret’ play

Evelyn Tijero,
Photographer
March 1
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features, Showcase

On March 4 at 7:30 p.m. the theater and dance department will set the Cal State East Bay stage in dissipated WWII Berlin, Germany. “Cabaret” is based on a book written by Christopher Isherwood, set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis rose to power that focuses on the nightlife scene at the fictional ...

Cops Corner

Cops Corner

Sheryl Boykins,
CSUEB Police Chief
February 22
Filed under Campus

Dear Campus Community, Warmer, drier weather is coming, I promise. The question of the day is: What is SUSPICIOUS (Activity, Behavior, Items)? Much like profanity, it is difficult to define, but you know it when you are faced with it. Recently a “Suspicious Person” was seen i...

Workshop helps CSUEB students manage stress

Workshop helps CSUEB students manage stress

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features

As she sat against a folded, hand-woven Mexican blanket, Cal State East Bay Health and Services counselor Sarah Barnard passed around peppermint and lavender essential oils to students and told them to choose one and to smell it or massage it into their hands. “Scent is one of the ways to bring yoursel...

Will “Putin-gate” derail progressive resistance?

Will “Putin-gate” derail progressive resistance?

Craig Collins Ph.D.,
CSUEB Lecturer
February 22
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

Craig Collins, Ph.D. teaches political science and environmental law at California State University East Bay and was a founding member of the Green Party of California. If events in Washington (and Moscow) continue to unfold as they have over the last few months, it appears that the groundsw...

Student government holds town hall meeting

Student government holds town hall meeting

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 22
Filed under Campus

On Feb. 15 the Cal State East Bay Associated Students Inc. held a town hall style meeting in Lassen Hall on the Hayward campus. According to ASI Vice President of University Affairs Louie C. Ramos, the purpose of the meeting was to educate students on the tuition increase, why it is ...

Pioneers win final pre-season series

Pioneers win final pre-season series

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Showcase, Sports

While the women’s softball team was forced to cancel their games, the men’s baseball team was lucky enough to only deal with delays — and went on to win their final pre-season series. The team went head-to-head against Holy Names University (3-10) in a four-game series over the weekend. When...

Single mom starts organization for student parents

Single mom starts organization for student parents

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Campus, Features, Showcase

Audra Stance came to CSUEB in the fall of 2016 to pursue a degree in nursing. Not only does she work as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Kaiser Permanente, but like many other students, she is also a single mother to a nine-year-old girl. Stance said one of the struggles of being a single parent is ...

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